How does climate interact with existing vulnerabilities and risks? To what extent can we attribute migration and displacement to climate change?
ESOP seminar. Attila Lindner is an Assistant Professor at University College London.
Benjamin D. Piekut (Cornell University) will be giving a talk on "The Vernacular Avant-Garde."
Lecture by Professor Dr. S.K. Solanki, Director and Scientific Member at Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research.
This two-day round-table aims to bring an international group of leading female scholars to Oslo to discuss their current positions and inform younger scholars about the choices, rewards, and challenges such leadership posts entail.
Department seminar. Valerie A. Ramey is a Professor of Economics at UC San Diego. She will present a paper entitled "What Have We Learned from the Renaissance in Fiscal Research?".
The symposium will explore differing conceptions of love in the Western cultural context. Speakers are Simon May (Kings College, London) as well as Unn Falkeid and Christian Refsum (University of Oslo)
In this double Morgenstierne seminar Nicolas Martin and Lisa Björkman analyze defining aspects of Indian democracy
Department seminar. Joseph Doyle is the Erwin H. Schell Associate Professor of Management at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He will present a paper entitled "Measuring Physician Quality: Evidence from Physician Availability".
Program Spring Semester 2018
Meetings take place in Georg Morgenstiernes Hus (GM), Blindernveien 31, 0371 Oslo)
Draft papers will normally be circulated in advance
The departmental seminar at ILN can offer another exciting invited speaker! This time, we host a talk by Ryan Bochnak out of the University of Konstanz. He is visiting us to talk about future temporal reference.
The event is open for everyone (that of course includes students and researchers from other departments!), and the talk is given in English.
Learn more about Catalonia’s self-determination dream and the response from the EU to the democratic challenge in Catalonia.
The South Asia across the Nordic Region (SANR) annual meeting 2018 will be held in Oslo on 5 and 6 June
IMB Distinguished Seminar by Professor Philip Calder
Dr. Jane Maienschein is visiting the Science Studies Colloquium Series. Maienschein is University Professor, Regents’ Professor, President’s Professor, and Director of the Center for Biology and Society at Arizona State University. She is also a Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, where she heads the project funded by the James S. McDonnell Foundation on “Putting History and Philosophy of Science to Work with the Life Sciences.” Maienschein has served as president of the History of Science Society and of the International Society for the History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology. Author of Embryos Under the Microscope and Whose View of Life?, she is also (co)editor of a dozen volumes including most recently Visions of Cell Biology and The Ark and Beyond.
Welcome to our open summer meeting! This year, China expert Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr from the University of Bergen will give a talk on Xi Jinping's recent ascension to potential lifelong leadership in China. Gåsemyr's talk will be followed by a panel discussion on the impact and development of the #MeToo movement in Asia, with a regional focus on China, India and Japan. With us in the panel are Ragnhild Sofie Selstø, journalist and MA graduate (Chinese Society and Politics, UiO), Moumita Sen, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (UiO) and Elizaveta Zyrenkova, MA student (Modern Japan, UiO). We also announce the winner of this year's "Best MA-thesis on an Asian topic". And, we serve drinks and refreshments.
Want to join us down in the world of books? A group of artists will bring you down to the closed stacks and read aloud from a variety of texts. It's free and open to the public!
Rakugo - the ultimate one-man comedy. A rakugo performer kneels down during the entire length of the show impersonating various characters. Open for all - subtitled in English.
The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences and the Science Library invite Ph.D. candidates to a day of motivation, inspiration and dissemination.
Summer concert with Unikor. Tor Tveite presents today's program. We hope many will find the way to this concert, which ends the season for cultural lunches.
This workshop presents work that engage with themes from L.A. Paul's work.
ESOP seminar. Vasiliki Skreta is a Professor at University College London.
We are very pleased to announce that Laurie Paul, Eugene Falk Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Professorial Fellow at St Andrews University in Scotland, will deliver a talk for Filosofisk seminar this semester. The seminar is open for everyone, and will be followed by an informal reception.